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Senior Database Administrator


Santa Rosa, CA
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Company Medtronic
Job Title Senior Database Administrator
JobId 34787
Location: Santa Rosa, CA, 95404, USA

Senior Database Administrator


Santa Rosa, California, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Nov 14, 2017

**Careers that Change Lives**

Provide application and database administration and support for local Oracle and SQL databases. Participate in data, reporting, and analytics projects and support development with strong SQL and database programming skills. Communicate effectively with our business partners and internal and external stakeholders and have a strong sense of ownership.

**Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.**

Design and implement architectural solutions to promote a scalable, robust, and manageable data environment.

Troubleshoot and tune database environment and define performance thresholds.

Work with business analysts and application developers to create and implement conceptual, logical and physical data models.

Consult on database program design and review Transact-SQL and PL/SQL created by application developers.

Provide technical guidance to database application development teams and assist with problem resolution.

Develop initiatives and strategies to promote and manage change in processes, tools and technologies.

Develop solutions to complex problems with ingenuity and innovation while ensuring solutions are consistent with organization objectives.

Represent organization as a primary contact on projects. Interact with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

Formulate and enforce policies, standards and guidelines regarding databases and database management.

Provide coaching, training and work direction to other DBAs within the team.

Analyze data access, integration, and storage requirements for databases.

Define security and integrity rules.

Ensure that Medtronic's systems and the information on them are protected in accordance with Medtronic's Information Protection Policies and Standards, as well as best Information Protection practices.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**


GED/High School Graduate


12+ years of IT experience with a GED/High School Graduate

10+years of IT experience with Associate Degree

4+ years of IT experience with a Bachelors Degree

2+ years of IT Experience with a Masters Degree


Experience with Oracle, SQL Server

**Nice to Have:**

Bachelor’s Degree

Experience with SAP BW and SAP Business Objects Suite

Vendor Certification (such as MCDBA, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) or Oracle Master))

Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards related to the data and systems architecture

Full knowledge of industry practices in the areas of database design and support

Experience with Informatica

Experience with n-tier application and infrastructure architecture

Data Modeling, relational modeling and physical database design

Communication skills consistent with constant customer and vendor contact and ability to understand customer requirements

Practical knowledge RDBMS concepts and architecture

Experience with implementation and support of database name resolution solutions

Competent in O/S scripting and how the database interacts with O/S

Ability to develop standard procedures and practices relating to databases and database management

Ability to coordinate multiple resources to take medium to large projects to successful completion

Proficient with MS Office and database applications

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and presentation skills

“Can-do” attitude, ability to work in a fast-paced, service-oriented laboratory environment

Knowledge of 21 CFR Part 11

Analytical problem solving skills

Project management skills

Technical writing skills

Presentation skills

Time management skills

Advanced degree in Computer Science or business related discipline


The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.

Must be able to travel independently to various Medtronic buildings/sites


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations – but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.


It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

As a global leader in medical technology, we serve patients and partner with medical professionals in 120 countries. Below are our main regional offices; key manufacturing, service, and research and development facilities; and Bakken Education Centers for physician training.

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